Main: (Noctuidae / Xyleninae)
73.211 [B&F: 2313] Angle-striped Sallow (Enargia paleacea) (Esper, 1791)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) in long-established birch woodland and heathland, in northern England and Scotland, also appearing as a migrant on the southern coast of England. In Hampshire migrants have been recorded at six localities, most recently at Southsea in August 1997. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 40-50 mm. The most likely confusion species is Orange Sallow Xanthia citrago (MBGBI Vol 10), which is much smaller, has the antemedian fascia faint, without sharp angulation, and the median fascia dark, broad and conspicuous. Larva feeds on Silver Birch, Downy Birch and Aspen, over-wintering as an egg.

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Portsmouth11011/08/1997Adult
1-km square SZ23951101951Not recorded
1-km square SZ31991101951Not recorded
Winchester11010/08/1980Adult
Burghclere12115/08/1964Adult
Burghclere12118/08/1964Adult
Chandlers Ford11118/07/1952Adult
Chandlers Ford11126/07/1951Adult
SU42011900Not recorded
SU43011961Not recorded
SU601111961Not recorded
SZ191111961Not recorded
SZ291111961Not recorded
Winchester11010/08/1980Adult
Winchester11111/08/1980Adult
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